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Optional SATs papers: Y5 English 2006

Optional SATs papers: Y5 English 2006
In Y3, Y4 and Y5 optional SATs testing was used in schools prior to 2016 to track pupils' progress in English and maths. This official Y5 English SATs paper from 2006, free to download, can be used as an at-home revision and study aid.
Keystage:  KS2, Year 5

These 2006 KS2 Y5 English optional SATs papers make up the test used in schools prior to 2016 to assess pupil progress at the end of the school year. These are the 'old-style' SATs past papers, used before the SATs system was revised in 2016, but can still be used for at-home exam practice.

To download more optional SATs papers for English and maths and find out more about the assessments, read our parents' guide, Optional SATs explained.

This pack includes:

  • Y5 SATs English 2006 Reading booklet: Changes
  • Reading answer booklet
  • Writing Answer Booklet
  • Writing prompt for longer task
  • Spelling test answer sheet
  • Answers and marking scheme

All the papers and marking materials have been merged into one easy download.

SATs in KS1 and KS2

For parents' information, advice and past papers for Y2 SATs and Y6 SATs, including the Level 6 SATs that used to be taken by the most able children in KS2, go to:

Download Y5 SATs maths optional past papers

The 2006 optional Y5 maths SATs paper is also available to download.

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